Day 135: Falling in Love with the ULA circuit

Miles Hiked: 26 Total Milage: 2336.2 This morning I woke up around 5am. I could see the sunrise from my cowboy camp and it was so pretty. It was freezing cold and all of my stuff was wet with Dew. My right knee was still swollen and hurting. I decided to stay in my sleepingContinue reading “Day 135: Falling in Love with the ULA circuit”

Day 134: High Divide Outfitters

Miles Hiked: 19.5 Total Milage: 2310.2 This morning I woke up a little later than usual. My tent was wet but not too bad considering how much it rained and stormed last night. It was a cold morning as I packed up all my things and hit the trail. I was hiking before 7am. IContinue reading “Day 134: High Divide Outfitters”

Day 133: Big storms leaving Helena

Miles Hiked: 19 Total Milage: 2290.7 Today I woke up around 6am at the hotel. I went to get a bagel and some tea down the street before taking one last bath. 12 pack and I planned on leaving town with Melon today but I didn’t hear from him all morning. By 10am I finallyContinue reading “Day 133: Big storms leaving Helena”

Day 132: A Zero in Helena

Miles Hiked: 0 Total Milage: 2271.7 I planned on leaving town today but the weather looked bad so we decided to stay another day. Also Melon planned on hiking out with us tomorrow so that was another reason to stay. My body needed the extra rest day really bad. My back was hurting and IContinue reading “Day 132: A Zero in Helena”

Day 130: Cold and wet

Miles Hiked: 24.5 Total Milage: 2253.4 I woke up to small puddles of water all over the floor of my tent. Last night it thunder stormed and rained for hours. I laid awake scared as blinding lightning flashes struck all around my tent and thunder boomed so loud it felt like the ground was shaking.Continue reading “Day 130: Cold and wet”

Day 126: The smoke comes rolling in

Miles Hiked: 22.3 Total Milage: 2195.7 Today I took my sweet sweet time leaving camp. I didn’t get up until 7am. 12 pack left way before me while I took my time stretching. I was in no hurry at all today. Since we crushed miles the last two days we only planned to hike 22Continue reading “Day 126: The smoke comes rolling in”

Day 125: Love from Butte

Miles Hiked: 28.1 Total Milage: 2173.4 Yesterday I looked ahead at water sources and realized that we have a very dry stretch ahead of us. Almost all the water sources have dried up and the ones that haven’t are questionable. I noticed some Guthook comments about a water cache that seems to be empty now.Continue reading “Day 125: Love from Butte”